The Role of Inflammatory Mediators in the Failing Heart

`` . . . but when the parenchyma of the heart has been harmed by various diseases its motion is necessarily much altered; for if the parenchyma of the heart is burdened with too much fat, labours under in ̄ammation, abscess or wound, so it cannot vibrate or contract without great trouble or dif®culty, it soon gives up its motion, whence the movement of the… CONTINUE READING